The Holiday Forest - This short (10 - 15 minutes) one act play is perfect for young children in first through second grade. In this play set in the season of winter, two children help start a holiday tradition by decorating trees in the forest.
There is a teacher script and a student script. Both include the entire play with each character’s lines. The student script also includes colorful pictures to enhance the reading of the story.
The costuming can be as simple or as elaborate as you choose. There are simple costume and set ideas at the end of the play script.
Cast of Characters
Joshua - Jennifer’s brother
Jennifer - Joshua’s sister
Old Tall Tree - Wise old tree, very tall and big
Younger Trees - Smaller than the old tree but larger than the baby tree - use as many students to be Younger Trees as you want
Middle Tree - A tree with an attitude
Baby Tree - A tree smaller than middle tree
Hikers – 3 to 4 students dressed in cold weather attire with backpacks and hiking shoes
Carolers - A group of students to sing songs as they walk through the forest